Plank house

Cedar logs comprise the primary support system of the plank houses of the Pacific Northwest Indians, and are clad with thick cedar planks harvested from living ...

The Northwest Coastal People - Environment / Housing

The environment of the Northwest Coast of Canada was very diverse, and often ... They lived in longhouses or 'Big houses' constructed out of cedar planks.

Indian houses - Native language

Plankhouses are Native American homes used by tribes of the Northwest Coast ( from northern California all the way up to Alaska.) Plank houses are made of ...

Northwest - Plank Houses - Native Americans in Olden Times for Kids

The Northwest Pacific Coastal Indians did not live in tepees as did the Yakima Indians of Eastern Washington. Instead, they lived in longhouses built of thick ...

Northwest Indians - Oregon Pioneers

The long houses of the coastal Indians were built of cedar planks split from the trunks of large trees. Each house measured from 40 to 100 feet in length and from ...


The Northwest Coast American Indians lived in clans and had a native population ... Cedar provided the raw material from which houses, boats, baskets, boxes, ...

Learn about history of Northwest Coast Indians -

Northwest Coast Indians were found in Oregon, Washington, and even as far ... However, if the owner of the house died, it was often burned to the ground for ...

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Collection

An award-winning site on Pacific Northwest Native Americans from the ... Houses owned stories (epics, sacred histories) naming the past people, places, and ...

American Indians - Northwest Bands - Kidzworld

The Native peoples of the Pacific Northwest spanned from Alaska to ... They built Big-Houses, which were from 20 to 60 feet wide and anywhere from 50 to 150 ...

Northwest Coast Native Americans *** - Native Indian Tribes

The homes of the Northwest Coast Indians included Plankhouses. Plank Houses were common and were permanent houses built as homes by the fishing tribes ...

Popular Q&A
Q: What kind of housing did the northwest Indians live in?
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Q: What kind of house did the northwest indians live in?
A: some thing cheap probably made of mud or sticks or grass hay. Read More »
Q: What kind of houses did th northwest Indians live in?
A: They lived in a house that was made of tree bark. Read More »
Q: What Are the Ceremonies of Northwest American Indians?
A: The Potlatch is one of the most highly regarded ceremonies of Northwest American Indians, and it plays a major role in their communities. The Potlatch ceremony,... Read More »
Q: How to Make a Northwest Indian Button Blanket.
A: Things You'll Need. Wool or thick fleece. Chalk or chalk pencil. Scissors. Pins. Needle and thread. 300 to 500 abalone shell buttons. Instructions. Choose one c... Read More »